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Spring Scream 2012

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Re: Spring Scream 2012

Postby the bear » 29 Mar 2012, 15:14

tango42 wrote:
the bear wrote:
I enjoy Sandwiches wrote:
the bear wrote:I'm hearing a rumor the local govt. is banning dance parties during the spring scream weekend....any truth?


I can somehow imagine a Taiwanese Kevin Bacon but the image of a Taiwanese John Lithgow is somehow elusive.


Free lollipop to anyone who has an inkling what this poster's first post is on about....


Thank you google, for being able to reveal a connection for almost anything, except why anyone would be able to recall this connection...

Footloose (1984)
Stars:Kevin Bacon, Lori Singer and John Lithgow
A city boy comes to a small town where rock music and dancing have been banned.


penny drops........free lollipop to tango42 :candycane: (close enough)
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Re: Spring Scream 2012

Postby Rockefeller » 29 Mar 2012, 18:00

Abacus wrote:Spring scream is a rock festival in Kending with a lot of parties. I thought about going but I'll pass again this year. what are some of the other smaller festivals? That's more my style. I read about something in Dulan/Taidong.


marcus a wrote:Footloose the movie, I think.

Anyway, as of now, the promoters down in Kending have managed to sway the local authorities that things are ok. but that situation is very fluid.

And Rock-a-fella...Spring Scream is Taiwan's largest outdoor music festival with 8 stages, 200 bands, and 35 djs over the tomb sweeping holiday at the Lighthouse in Kending.

Since so many people go down to the dirty south, there are tons of parties everywhere that weekend.


Nice, sounds like fun... though when you call it that it just makes ya want to go there to check out the taiwanese hicks :) ... unless there is no such thing and taiwanese moonshine does not exist (which would sadden my heart just a little bit).
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Re: Spring Scream 2012

Postby marcus a » 02 Apr 2012, 15:53

I believe kaoliang to be the Taiwanese equivalent to Mad Dog 20/20. Available in every convenience store and each part of Taiwan has their own special kind. It's the You have to drink it once thing...
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Re: Spring Scream 2012

Postby kingkaysta » 02 Apr 2012, 17:43

For anyone who are still searching for cheap Kending accommodation for SS 2012, some last minute rooms here!

http://sinotour.com/tourguide/Kending/hotels.asp

Kending with a "T"
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